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Daily Bernie: Feb. 22 – Bounce-Back Season for Waino?; Potential Mizzou and Illini Coaches

The old adage “don’t call it a comeback” doesn’t apply to Adam Wainwright in 2017, but it’d be fair to say Uncle Charlie is hoping for some “bounce-back” this season. Bernie kicks off Wednesday’s show wondering whether Waino will rebound from his career’s weakest season as he is reportedly entering spring training stronger than he’s been in a while. And ...

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Bernie: The Top Five Coaches in St. Louis Blues History

As part of our “Salute to Coaches” week on 101 ESPN, I continue with my look at the best coaches (or managers) to guide the Cardinals, Blues, NFL Cardinals, and NFL Rams. Today … your St. Louis Blues. Opening comments: It’s been a long, strange trip. The Blues have never won a Stanley Cup, a chronic failure that’s become an ...

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Daily Bernie: Feb. 21 – Who’s the Current ‘Face of the Cardinals’?; Blues Enter Bye on Low Note

Both Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright have co-served as the “face of the Cardinals” for many years, but is this still the case? Both are still beloved among fans, but they can’t serve as franchise faces forever. The Cardinals aren’t having an identity crisis. They just don’t have a current stable “face of the franchise.” Bernie covers this topic on ...

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Daily Bernie: Feb. 17 – Cards Rotation’s Under Pressure, but Not Because of Reyes’ Injury

The Cardinals rotation is most definitely under 2017 pressure, but it’s the same pressure they were under in 2017 and it hasn’t nothing to do with Alex Reyes going under the knife. Bernie says Reyes was most likely headed to the bullpen at the season’s outset anyway, and the current five probable starters would’ve been the same even if Reyes ...

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Thursday Pick Six: Wacha’s Opportunity Is Intriguing; Doug Armstrong’s Deadline Dilemma

A stream of consciousness on local and national sports headlines. In wake of Alex Reyes’ season-ending injury, some Cardinal fans… …have offered reminders of what happened when Adam Wainwright suffered a season-ending injury in 2011. The club was devastated in February and was jubilant in October. While we’re reminiscing, let’s go back to last February when shortstop Jhonny Peralta suffered ...

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Daily Bernie: Feb. 15 – Does Blues’ Run Alter Their Season Plans?; Plenty of Reyes Reaction

This Blues season has put fans through the gauntlet of emotions and has led to some pretty good hockey as of late. But will it continue to be the kind of hockey that causes the team to keep certain key players? With Kevin Shattenkirk and Patrik Berglund’s contracts ending, how will Doug Armstrong balance being competitive right now with the ...

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Daily Bernie: Feb. 14 – Can Tarasenko Become Next Hull or Pujols?; Will Fowler’s Deal Add Pressure?

Vladimir Tarasenko will sport the Blue Note for years to come, but will he become a beloved, revered St. Louis sports figure on par with Brett Hull and Albert Pujols? He’s certainly got the stats as of right now and Bernie Miklasz weighs in on if Vladdy will become the next great St. Louis sports figure. NHL.com Blues reporter Lou ...

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Daily Bernie: Feb. 10 – Blues Get Two Big Points; Matheny Criticizes the Media

The small-sample Blues resurgence under Mike Yeo continued Thursday in the team’s 2-1 overtime win in Toronto. Bernie welcomes Blues television announcer Darren Pang to Friday’s program to talk what he’s seen in the past week from the team and Jake Allen in particular. And Mike Matheny says the media did not properly acknowledge the amount of young players the ...

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